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President Obama meets with China's President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Seoul, South Korea, in November. The Chinese leader comes to Washington this week. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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U.S., China Leaders To Focus On Economic Frictions

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Faulty paperwork on millions of outstanding mortgages may push banks to work out alternatives to keep more people in their homes. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

Faulty Paperwork May Slow Millions Of Foreclosures

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Faulty Paperwork May Slow Millions Of Foreclosures

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Los Angeles police officers point to known local gang suspects after a  federal gang raid operation in Los Angeles on Aug. 25. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Law

Finance Probe Raises Ire Among Some LAPD Officers

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Finance Probe Raises Ire Among Some LAPD Officers

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The offices of LivingSocial, which offers its members special daily deals. Yewon Kang/NPR hide caption

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At Deal Site LivingSocial, Fast Growth And High Risk

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Construction of a water park at Jay Peak resort in northern Vermont is funded by foreign investors who supplied at least $500,000 in exchange for a green card. Herb Swanson for NPR hide caption

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Business

Resort Draws Investors With Immigrant Visa Program

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Resort Draws Investors With Immigrant Visa Program

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This piano is made from Tasmanian Huon pine, a type of ancient timber found in southwest Tasmania. Courtesy of Stuart and Sons hide caption

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Music News

Musical Innovation: A Grander Grand Piano

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Musical Innovation: A Grander Grand Piano

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